Home > About Us > Press Center

Press Center

World Vision's media relations team provides journalists and bloggers with:

 
  • information
  • story ideas
  • expert interviews
  • photos
  • b-roll
  • other resources on issues of poverty and injustice

 

Johnny Cruz
National Director
m 206.653.4689
p 253.815.2072
Laura Blank
International News Director
p 646.245.2496
Cynthia Colin
Senior Director
m 202.436.1266
p 202.572.6595
Yazidis, members of a religious minority, fled fighting in Sinjar, Iraq. They are among an estimated 1.2 million displaced people seeking safety in Kurdish-controlled territory. PHOTO: World Vision

Thousands fleeing violence in Iraq

World Vision is providing emergency relief to families in desperate need of food, water and medicine in northern Iraq.

Read more
Syrian refugee Fatima, 8, with her father and younger brother Hakim. The family left Syria for Lebanon after their home was hit by rockets. Some members of the family have lost their lives in the conflict. PHOTO: Alexander Whittle / World Vision

Syrian children desperately need our protection

1.5 million children have already fled Syria, but more than half that number remain, and are directly threatened by violence.

Read more
Medical supplies, destined to assist in the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, await loading on a Boeing 747-400 flight that departed New York on Monday, September 22.  ©2014 Marilynn K. Yee / Genesis Photos.

Fighting Ebola in West Africa

World Vision, McKesson, and other donors have prepared a massive shipment of medical supplies to support Sierra Leone health workers.

Read more
This Christmas, spend once and give twice, through the World Vision Gift Catalog

This Christmas, spend once and give twice

The World Vision Gift Catalog provides 100+ presents with a purpose.

Read more

Press Releases & Resources

Supplies at World Vision's Teacher Resource Center in Fife, Wash.
Aug 20, 2013

NBA stars return home to give away school supplies in Seattle with World Vision

World Vision provides school supplies to teachers and students in need to help start the school year well. NBA players hosting events in late August and early September in Los Angeles and Seattle.

Bob Zachritz, World Vision's Director of Advocacy and Government Relations
Aug 19, 2013

Facing Global Hunger | Food as a Right

Testimony of Robert Zachritz, World Vision director of advocacy and government relations, before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Caucus

An image from the report on Child Friendly Spaces in Uganda.
Aug 19, 2013

New research reveals long-term benefits of emergency safe spaces for children

Spaces built to keep children safe after an emergency or conflict can also help them recover from trauma, new Columbia University and World Vision research launched today shows. The study found substantial improvement of Congolese refugees using Child Friendly Spaces.

Lopez Lomong leads the 2013 Team World Vision Hood to Coast Road Relay.
Aug 15, 2013

Two-time Olympian Lopez Lomong leads team of world record holders and celebrities in 2013 Providence Hood to Coast relay

Two-time Olympian Lopez Lomong leads a team of world record holders and celebrities at the 2013 Providence Hood to Coast relay, running for clean water in South Sudan.

President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton visit a World Vision project in Rwanda with Dr. Greg Allgood.
Aug 5, 2013

President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton see firsthand how clean water saves lives

Through the eyes of children, parents and teachers, former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton got a personal look at the toll of unsafe water, as part of his visit to Camp Kanombe primary school in Kigali.

Aug 1, 2013

Syrian refugee crisis stretching aid effort to its limits, say aid agencies

Many Syrian refugees living outside camps across countries in the region are losing out on the help they desperately need, according to five international aid agencies today.

Pages